Interest

  • Mentoring
  • Cooking
  • Event Planning

Summary

Human Resources executive and transformational leader with experience as a strategic member of corporate leadership teams in both advisory and tactical execution. Strong Human Capital business background developed through management and consulting roles in multiple industries including Consumer Products, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and Property Management.Proven experience in areas such as, Diversity and Inclusion Programs & Initiatives, Employee Engagement, Branding, Professional Development, Community Outreach, Change Management and HR Information Systems.Delivering value through great prioritization, strong execution, accelerated ROI and unambiguous results.

Work History

Work History
2007 - 2009

Sr. Manager Community & Multicultural

The Pepsi Bottling Group
  • Directed work to meet staffing diversity initiatives by creating programming that offered development, recruitment and networking.Created an employer value proposition approach that resulted in two key executive hires building on employer of choice campaign.
  • Developed the framework and approach on multiple initiatives that supported the National Diversity Advisory Board.Gained executive level approval for implementation of framework and approach to priorities by establishing a business case and messaging to gain company wide support.
  • Created, launched and analyzed survey results to develop strategy to align programs with Pepsi’s employer of choice campaign. Generated surveys with a 98% response rate and presented findings to senior leadership.
  • Developed recommendations to improve career development opportunities, succession planning and increase performance incentives to address retention concerns and emerging trends in multi-generational workforces.Measured success through annual employee insight surveys to determine organizational impact of diversity and inclusion programs.
  • Served as Co-Chair for the Black Professional Resource Network (BPRN). Developed annual operating plan, managed budget and vendor selection for special events. Collaborated with executive sponsors of the HQ BPRN Group to coordinate and execute on initiatives and events including, planning, coordinating and delivering programs on networking, career development (Value on Demand).
  • Provided oversight to five headquarter-based employee resource groups including budgeting, planning, execution and HR policy compliance.Approved annual operating plans and tracked employee resource group’s impact through surveys and counseled leaders on benchmarked industry trends.
  • Planned, coordinated and executed annual affinity based conference participation.Created employer branding campaign yielding in increased traffic to conference booth and 50% increase of resumes posted to the Pepsi recruitment website.
  • Provided consultation to business unit HR management on outreach strategy and development of diversity action plans. Supported VP of Diversity to monitor and report diversity statistics to leadership on a quarterly basis.
  • Managed over 250K in scholarship program funds offered by the PBG and PepsiCo foundations.Collaborated with business units and provided 100+ scholarships with an 85% renewal of recipients.
2006 - 2007

HRIS Group Manager

The Pepsi Bottling Group
  • Led team of HRIS professionals through a multi-million dollar upgrade of PeopleSoft HR applications from 8.8 to 8.9.Project executed on-time and within budget, with 10 % decrease from previous upgrade of post go live issues.
  • Created and implemented a central repository for information sharing, best practice tracking for business unit human resources coordinators (HRIS Community Network).
  • Increased response time to system outages, software enhancements and automation by implementing a process to improve communication flow between business unit HRIS departments.
  • Planned events designed to raise the level of engagement through professional development and peer networking (Passport to Excellence).
  • Founded, implemented and led headquarters based African American Employee Resource Group which became the model for the development of newly organized employee resource groups across the company.
2001 - 2006

Senior Manager

Deloitte & Touche
  • Lead project manager on multiple HR ERP system implementations including Outsourcing, HR Transformation and System Conversions.
  • Supported a multi-million dollar Sarbanes Oxley validation and assessment project for the world’s third largest advertising and marketing holding company. Selected by the engagement lead Partner to design and roll-out compliance and controls competencies to professionals both domestically and internationally.
  • Active member of Deloitte’s Northeast Women’s Initiative (WIN).Collaborated with lead Partner to coordinate and execute various women’s initiatives and events including coordination and management of relationships. Co-editor for Northeast WIN Newsletter.
  • Selected by senior level Partners as subject matter expert for Request For Proposal process due to knowledge of HR systems and processes.
  • Facilitated resume writing and interview skills workshop to community based organizations supported by the Deloitte.
1998 - 1999

Senior Manager

Whittman-Hart / marchFIRST
  • Managed a team of fifteen JD Edwards’s consultants; including scheduling and HR administration.
  • Trained project team and end users during implementations.
  • Upgraded JD Edwards World clients from A5.2 to A7.3.
  • Managed projects for JD Edwards OneWorld B73.3 implementation during early adoption of software.
  • Complied system requirements, developed “request for proposal”, coordinated and performed demonstrations of human resources, benefits, payroll and compensation systems during sales calls.
  • Collaborated with business representatives to review system capability and functionality of various packaged software solutions during system selection analysis.
1996 - 1998

Consultant

J.D. Edwards
  • Conducted system analysis and requirements definitions to configure JD Edwards World applications.
  • Created and developed custom reports using JD Edwards World report writing tool.
  • Worked closely with key users to identify and execute immediate improvements to more effectively use the Payroll and Human Resources modules of the JD Edwards applications.
  • Provided project management, training and functional consulting to a variety of clients as they embarked on the replacement of their Human Resources, Payroll and Benefits systems.
  • Selected to participate in pilot diversity initiatives and management development program.
1985 - 1995

Account Executive

The Frick Company

Education

Education
1992 - 1995

MBA

Cum laude